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4 files changed, 38 insertions, 8 deletions
diff --git a/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod b/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
index 81f93c2eb3a4..3b2796c5df41 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/BN_rand.pod
@@ -24,7 +24,8 @@ most significant bit of the random number can be zero. If B<top> is 0,
it is set to 1, and if B<top> is 1, the two most significant bits of
the number will be set to 1, so that the product of two such random
numbers will always have 2*B<bits> length. If B<bottom> is true, the
-number will be odd.
+number will be odd. The value of B<bits> must be zero or greater. If B<bits> is
+1 then B<top> cannot also be 1.
BN_pseudo_rand() does the same, but pseudo-random numbers generated by
this function are not necessarily unpredictable. They can be used for
diff --git a/doc/crypto/BN_set_bit.pod b/doc/crypto/BN_set_bit.pod
index b7c47b9b0158..a32cca2cee6b 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/BN_set_bit.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/BN_set_bit.pod
@@ -37,12 +37,12 @@ BN_mask_bits() truncates B<a> to an B<n> bit number
shorter than B<n> bits.
BN_lshift() shifts B<a> left by B<n> bits and places the result in
-B<r> (C<r=a*2^n>). BN_lshift1() shifts B<a> left by one and places
-the result in B<r> (C<r=2*a>).
+B<r> (C<r=a*2^n>). Note that B<n> must be non-negative. BN_lshift1() shifts
+B<a> left by one and places the result in B<r> (C<r=2*a>).
BN_rshift() shifts B<a> right by B<n> bits and places the result in
-B<r> (C<r=a/2^n>). BN_rshift1() shifts B<a> right by one and places
-the result in B<r> (C<r=a/2>).
+B<r> (C<r=a/2^n>). Note that B<n> must be non-negative. BN_rshift1() shifts
+B<a> right by one and places the result in B<r> (C<r=a/2>).
For the shift functions, B<r> and B<a> may be the same variable.
diff --git a/doc/crypto/X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set_flags.pod b/doc/crypto/X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set_flags.pod
index 46cac2bea2be..9d86d4642c21 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set_flags.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set_flags.pod
@@ -133,6 +133,12 @@ verification. If this flag is set then additional status codes will be sent
to the verification callback and it B<must> be prepared to handle such cases
without assuming they are hard errors.
+The B<X509_V_FLAG_NO_ALT_CHAINS> flag suppresses checking for alternative
+chains. By default, when building a certificate chain, if the first certificate
+chain found is not trusted, then OpenSSL will continue to check to see if an
+alternative chain can be found that is trusted. With this flag set the behaviour
+will match that of OpenSSL versions prior to 1.0.1n and 1.0.2b.
=head1 NOTES
The above functions should be used to manipulate verification parameters
@@ -166,6 +172,6 @@ L<X509_verify_cert(3)|X509_verify_cert(3)>
=head1 HISTORY
+The B<X509_V_FLAG_NO_ALT_CHAINS> flag was added in OpenSSL 1.0.1n and 1.0.2b
diff --git a/doc/crypto/pem.pod b/doc/crypto/pem.pod
index 21e9fe3b98a9..763eb6f53392 100644
--- a/doc/crypto/pem.pod
+++ b/doc/crypto/pem.pod
@@ -2,7 +2,29 @@
=head1 NAME
-PEM, PEM_read_bio_PrivateKey, PEM_read_PrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_PrivateKey, PEM_write_PrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_PKCS8PrivateKey, PEM_write_PKCS8PrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_PKCS8PrivateKey_nid, PEM_write_PKCS8PrivateKey_nid, PEM_read_bio_PUBKEY, PEM_read_PUBKEY, PEM_write_bio_PUBKEY, PEM_write_PUBKEY, PEM_read_bio_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_read_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_read_bio_RSAPublicKey, PEM_read_RSAPublicKey, PEM_write_bio_RSAPublicKey, PEM_write_RSAPublicKey, PEM_read_bio_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_bio_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_bio_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_read_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_read_bio_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_bio_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_bio_DSAparams, PEM_read_DSAparams, PEM_write_bio_DSAparams, PEM_write_DSAparams, PEM_read_bio_DHparams, PEM_read_DHparams, PEM_write_bio_DHparams, PEM_write_DHparams, PEM_read_bio_X509, PEM_read_X509, PEM_write_bio_X509, PEM_write_X509, PEM_read_bio_X509_AUX, PEM_read_X509_AUX, PEM_write_bio_X509_AUX, PEM_write_X509_AUX, PEM_read_bio_X509_REQ, PEM_read_X509_REQ, PEM_write_bio_X509_REQ, PEM_write_X509_REQ, PEM_write_bio_X509_REQ_NEW, PEM_write_X509_REQ_NEW, PEM_read_bio_X509_CRL, PEM_read_X509_CRL, PEM_write_bio_X509_CRL, PEM_write_X509_CRL, PEM_read_bio_PKCS7, PEM_read_PKCS7, PEM_write_bio_PKCS7, PEM_write_PKCS7, PEM_read_bio_NETSCAPE_CERT_SEQUENCE, PEM_read_NETSCAPE_CERT_SEQUENCE, PEM_write_bio_NETSCAPE_CERT_SEQUENCE, PEM_write_NETSCAPE_CERT_SEQUENCE - PEM routines
+PEM, PEM_read_bio_PrivateKey, PEM_read_PrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_PrivateKey,
+PEM_write_PrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_PKCS8PrivateKey, PEM_write_PKCS8PrivateKey,
+PEM_write_bio_PKCS8PrivateKey_nid, PEM_write_PKCS8PrivateKey_nid,
+PEM_read_bio_PUBKEY, PEM_read_PUBKEY, PEM_write_bio_PUBKEY, PEM_write_PUBKEY,
+PEM_read_bio_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_read_RSAPrivateKey,
+PEM_write_bio_RSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_RSAPrivateKey,
+PEM_read_bio_RSAPublicKey, PEM_read_RSAPublicKey, PEM_write_bio_RSAPublicKey,
+PEM_write_RSAPublicKey, PEM_read_bio_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_RSA_PUBKEY,
+PEM_write_bio_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_RSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_bio_DSAPrivateKey,
+PEM_read_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_bio_DSAPrivateKey, PEM_write_DSAPrivateKey,
+PEM_read_bio_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_write_bio_DSA_PUBKEY,
+PEM_write_DSA_PUBKEY, PEM_read_bio_DSAparams, PEM_read_DSAparams,
+PEM_write_bio_DSAparams, PEM_write_DSAparams, PEM_read_bio_DHparams,
+PEM_read_DHparams, PEM_write_bio_DHparams, PEM_write_DHparams,
+PEM_read_bio_X509, PEM_read_X509, PEM_write_bio_X509, PEM_write_X509,
+PEM_read_bio_X509_AUX, PEM_read_X509_AUX, PEM_write_bio_X509_AUX,
+PEM_write_X509_AUX, PEM_read_bio_X509_REQ, PEM_read_X509_REQ,
+PEM_write_bio_X509_REQ, PEM_write_X509_REQ, PEM_write_bio_X509_REQ_NEW,
+PEM_write_X509_REQ_NEW, PEM_read_bio_X509_CRL, PEM_read_X509_CRL,
+PEM_write_bio_X509_CRL, PEM_write_X509_CRL, PEM_read_bio_PKCS7, PEM_read_PKCS7,
+PEM_write_bio_PKCS7, PEM_write_PKCS7, PEM_read_bio_NETSCAPE_CERT_SEQUENCE,
@@ -239,7 +261,8 @@ SubjectPublicKeyInfo structure and an error occurs if the public
key is not DSA.
The B<DSAparams> functions process DSA parameters using a DSA
-structure. The parameters are encoded using a foobar structure.
+structure. The parameters are encoded using a Dss-Parms structure
+as defined in RFC2459.
The B<DHparams> functions process DH parameters using a DH
structure. The parameters are encoded using a PKCS#3 DHparameter